Letters is a series of original cello miniatures alternated with reading of excerpts from the letters of Michelangelo, John Steinbeck, Rosa Luxembourg, Oscar Wilde, Franz Kafka, Katherine Mansfield, Dylan Thomas and others. Frank Abbinanti composed each cello passage to evoke and reflect the mood expressed by the particular letter it accompanies.
for five readers, cello and small fire
and Dennis Connor, Cello
Music composed by Frank Abbinanti
Projected drawings by Caesar Citraro
Performed November 9, 1988, 8 PM
Club Lower Links, Chicago, IL